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Clare Jerrom, Editor Of Children First
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Clare Jerrom, editor of Children First.

Clare Jerrom is an award winning journalist and editor specialising in social work. Clare worked at Community Care for over 10 years and her investigations focused on the treatment of children in youth custody. For five of those years, Clare was the website editor developing online content and managing the transition from magazine to web. Clare has worked for BASW and its publication Professional Social Work, YoungMinds and had articles published in The Guardian.

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COVID impacts negatively on wellbeing of children’s social workers

30/07/2021

COVID-19 has had a significant negative impact on the wellbeing of children and families social workers, according to a longitudinal study by the Department for Education.

Wave 3 of the study, conducted between September and December 2020, found feelings of stress and having too high a workload have increased since Wave 1 and Wave 2 [...]

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Education and Children’s Services complaints dominate Ombudsman’s casework

30/07/2021

The highest number of complaints received by the Local Government Ombudsman in the last year were about education and children’s services, the annual report has revealed.

Furthermore, the uphold rate increased across all categories of complaint, except Environmental Services, and the highest proportion of complaints upheld were about Education and Children’s Services (77%).

“We published 40 [...]

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Barnardo’s chief executive steps down

30/07/2021

The chief executive of Barnardo’s Javed Khan has stepped down from his role after seven years at the helm of the children’s charity.

Javed Khan has said that since he started the role in May 2014, he has been “mesmerised by the brilliance” of Barnardo’s, but, after reflecting on what is best for him and [...]

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